The cheapest times to fly from SWA to DIK are

  • February 26th to March 18th
  • August 13th to February 4th (except the weeks of September 24th and January 1st)

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from SWA to DIK is late October. Prices can be as high as $5217 for Sunday flights during early to mid July, or as low as $1385 for Tuesday flights around late October.


When to Fly to Dickinson

Flying from Shantou (SWA) to Dickinson, ND (DIK) will usually cost between $1510 to $5031 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October with an average ticket price of $1522. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid July, with an average price of $3942. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $2419 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $2043 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SWA to DIK flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the SWA to DIK route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

SWA to DIK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SWA to DIK flight is more expensive than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Shantou. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.18, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Dickinson, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Shantou. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $1360 (36%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $2053. Return trip prices are from the DIK to SWA flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from SWA to DIK can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 13 hour 34 minutes may be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is a nonstop flight from SWA to DIK while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Bismarck Municipal Airport (BIS) in Bismarck/Mandan, ND

  • 97 miles (156 km) away from DIK
  • Usually 22.25% less expensive than DIK
  • 2-layover flights available

See SWA to BIS flights

Destination alternative #2: Minot International Airport (MOT) in Minot, ND

  • 123 miles (198 km) away from DIK
  • Usually 17.88% less expensive than DIK
  • Nonstop flights available

See SWA to MOT flights


Flight Hacking SWA to DIK

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from SWA to DIK — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (SWA > LAX > DIK)

  • Price for both tickets: $1229
  • Average savings: $814 (39.85%)

See SWA to SFO flights

Hack #2: San Francisco, CA (SWA > SFO > DIK)

  • Price for both tickets: $1308
  • Average savings: $735 (35.96%)

See SWA to LAX flights

Hack #3: Phoenix, AZ (SWA > PHX > DIK)

  • Price for both tickets: $1576
  • Average savings: $467 (22.84%)

See SWA to PHX flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from SWA to DIK? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, ANA, China Southern, Delta, Hainan, Shanghai Airlines, Tianjin Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Dickinson – Theodore Roosevelt Regional Airport to Waisha Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6992 miles or 11253 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from SWA to DIK?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SWA to DIK flight is about 13 hour 34 minutes.

How many flights go between Shantou and Dickinson, ND?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 12 available flights from SWA to DIK.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SWA
Origination airport name Waisha Airport
City Shantou
Country China
Latitude 23.4
Longitude 116.8

Return Airport

Destination code DIK
Destination airport name Dickinson – Theodore Roosevelt Regional Airport
City Dickinson, ND
Country the United States
Latitude 46.8
Longitude -102.8


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